Destroying the planet for record profits.
How resource scarcity and climate change could produce a global explosion.
A controversy implicates tribal politicians, Wall Street traders, and oil speculators.
The strategic importance of Keystone XL.
How U.S. taxpayers are paying the Pentagon to occupy the planet.
A timely reminder of the consequences of treating corporations as people.
Forecasts of oil abundance collide with planetary realities.
How an American disaster paved the way for Big Oil’s rise—and possible fall—in Iraq.
“Extreme oil” and the destruction of our oceans
China’s voracious appetite for resources isn’t something to be feared—it should be emulated.
President Obama’s approach to energy policy is surprisingly close Dick Cheney’s. What this tells us about America’s new nationalism.
With foreign companies amassing higher stakes and a greater presence in the Iraqi oil business, Greg Muttitt traces the rise of Production Sharing
Agreements (PSAs) and its effects on Iraqi sovereignty.
Six recent clashes and conflicts on a planet heading into energy overdrive.
The U.S. is pursuing serious multilateral sanctions against Iran, and this isn’t the first time.
How the big energy companies plan to turn the United States into a third-world petro-state.
Why 21st century oil will break the bank—and the planet.
|A startling number of nations in the global south are now in turmoil, and in every single one of them—from Afghanistan and Algeria to Yemen and Zambia—Washington is militarily involved, overtly or covertly, in outright war or what passes for peace.|
When Texaco left Ecuador in 1992, it left one huge environmental mess. The result has been a suit by tens of thousands of Ecuadorians against Chevron, which bought Texaco, for $27 billion. This is the biggest environmental lawsuit in history.